Company Description|Job Description
Optimizely is the world's leader in customer experience optimization, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce & campaigns through its best in class experimentation software platform. By replacing digital guesswork with evidence-based results, Optimizely enables product & marketing professionals to accelerate innovation, lower the risk of new features, & drive up the return on investment from digital by up to 10X. Over 26 of the Fortune 100 companies choose Optimizely to power their global digital experiences. Optimizely's impressive customer list includes eBay, FOX, IBM, The New York Times & many more global enterprises.
We're looking for a strategic, supportive Design Director to oversee the Designers, Illustrators & Developers on the Brand Studio team. As a Design Director, you'll work with senior leaders to drive the vision for our brand consistently across all touchpoints with customers - website, content marketing, advertising & social media, etc. If you are an experienced visual designer, obsessed with crafting beautiful digital experiences in collaboration with marketing, you are the right candidate. We're looking for someone with a strong portfolio, a great sense of collaboration & a knack for managing & inspiring other designers to take the wheel & own the visual identity.
Successful visual identity system design experience & application
Managing, mentoring, & inspiring top-tier design talent
Working with cross-functional teams, external agencies & executive leadership
Experience spanning design disciplines like illustration, animation, web design, mobile
Execute end-to-end marketing design strategy for multiple touch points based on brand guidelines that you help evolve
Develop visual designs that effectively communicate product function & brand identity, web layouts, social ads, presentations, e-books, etc.
Collaborate with the Web Team to develop & execute ongoing experiments & push the creative approach
Rapid prototyping for different web experiences to bring new ideas to market quickly
Successfully communicate & present conceptual ideas, detailed design, & design rationale, both verbally & visually with different stakeholders.
Candidate should be very comfortable working with the Web team to develop new hypotheses to test, that's what we do at Optimizely
Take ownership of your projects while relentlessly looking for the best way to solve business problems & improve the customer experience.
8+ years of Visual Design experience, with at least 2 years managing designers
Strong proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, sketch & invision app
Ability to design for a responsive site, thinking mobile first
Strong skills in ideating & conceptualizing
Portfolio that demonstrates visual work & thought process across most media
Creative & strategic thinking capability
Proficiency in using design & presentation tools efficiently
Strong communication & time management skills
Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction Design, or other relevant field
- Commuter & transportation benefits
- Catered in-office lunch on weekdays
- Full medical insurance with very low co-pay & deductible. HMO, PPO, & HSA options available
- Full dental coverage including orthodontics
- Full vision coverage including contacts
- Dependents 100% covered for medical, dental, & vision
- Wellness Grant
- Unlimited vacation policy & seventeen weeks of paid parental leave
- 401k benefit
- Working with a great team & having a huge impact!
At Optimizely, we embody inclusion & embrace diversity. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer & makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Optimizely prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, nationality, citizenship, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other unlawful consideration.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.